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Kitchen Cabinets: Plywood or Particle Board?

  There are usually two options for cabinet box construction: plywood and particle board. Plywood is made up of layers of wood veneer glued together, alternating the grain of the wood for stability.  Particle board (also known as furniture board) is made of wood fibers glued and pressed together, sometimes using a mold. Each material has benefits […]

10 Home Maintenance Tips for this Fall Season

Home Maintenance Tips Each season your home goes through changes in temperatures, weather conditions, aging, and of course human abuse! In order to keep all your components of your home running smoothly, and to avoid costly repairs later, it’s helpful to conduct seasonal maintenance actions each season.  As the summer continues, this is a perfect […]

Turn a Basic Backyard into an Outdoor Oasis

Outdoor Makeover Growing in popularity, outdoor kitchens combine function with socialization and offer a unique entertaining space. (PRNewsfoto/Napoleon) Summer is in full swing, but many homeowners aren’t maximizing its potential for fun in the sun. Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of one’s home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining […]

Privacy Windows Add Extra Touch

Privacy Windows Morris and James Carey and their Carey Bros. Remodeling team have taken great pains to stay historically and aesthetically true while still modernizing a turn-of-the-20th-century home in Brentwood, California.  Their success is exemplified by the addition of an elegant, preframed, decorative glass, Craftsman-style window in the home’s remodeled guest bathroom. The awning-style window […]

5 Fast Projects for National Curb Appeal Month

It’s National Curb Appeal Month The sizzling summer days of August are a terrific time for homeowners to get outside and fix up the exterior of their homes. During National Curb Appeal Month the experts at Nu-WoodTM have five “no sweat” projects that can be done by even the most novice DIYer in just a few […]

Home Staging Decreases Time on the Market, Finds Realtors® Report

WASHINGTON (July 6, 2017) — Sixty-two percent of sellers’ agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Profile of Home Staging, www.nar.realtor/reports/profile-of-home-staging. “Realtors® know how important it is for buyers to be able to picture themselves living in a home […]